MacBook Air :: How Long Should It Take To Shut Down

Jul 1, 2014

Just curious to what other users are experiencing.  How long does it take to shut down your computer (for those that are on OS X Mavericks)?  I purchased a Macbook Air 11-inch, 2014 last week and noticed it's taking about 12-14 seconds to completely shut down the computer. Just wanted to gauge if my experience is "normal" or something I need to resolve.

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Mac Pro :: HD Spinning While Sleep - Shut Down Taking Long Time?

Mar 24, 2008

I recently did a clean install of Leopard on a brand new hard drive for my Late '06 Mac Pro. I currently have all updates installed, and the system is running very fast and very stable. But! I've been experiencing two problems over the week I've had Leopard installed, and I would just like to know if other MP users are sharing these as well...

1. Half the time I wake the computer from sleep, the fans blast off for about 10 seconds before the desktop is shown. Sometimes when the computer goes to sleep, via Energy Saver, my hard drives keep spinning.
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I've read around and have seen a few problems like this, but I want to know if there are a larger majority of people with a Mac Pro who are experiencing either of these in Leopard. It's not such a nuisance, being I don't have to wait for shut down and I can wait around a few seconds when waking up the computer. Though, here's to hoping 10.5.3 or a firmware update can fix these two issues!

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Apr 7, 2009

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Jun 23, 2008

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Feb 13, 2009

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Aug 5, 2009

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Jan 7, 2009

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Apr 17, 2012

I'm currently running my mac with an SSD in place of my original HDD and my HDD in place of my optical drive. For some reason when I try and boot down my mac it is taking an unusually long time considering I'm running my OS on an SSD. Here is the shutdown system log for the process which is taking a long time. 

Apr 17 15:04:30 Tom-Blomfields-MacBook-Pro com.apple.launchd[1] (com.apple.xprotectupdater[63]): Exited with code: 255

Apr 17 15:04:48 Tom-Blomfields-MacBook-Pro com.apple.kextcache[321]: Created prelinked kernel //System/Library/Caches/com.apple.kext.caches/Startup/kernelcache. 

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Jun 14, 2012

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Jun 28, 2012

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Oct 26, 2010

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Is this right... how long will it be.... can it be refreshed by copying stuff, doing something and then loading back up.... or has it to be replaced. The iFixit teardown suggests it is replaceable but at what cost. ie don't want to buy one only for the memory to give up the ghost in a year or two.

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Feb 21, 2008

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This should give 4.5 times the normal operating time. Should be possible to watch demanding movies for about 7 hours, or do less demanding things for 18 hours.

I'm not sure if the voltage is too high or within limits. The Air magsafe seems to output 14.5 volts.

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